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Understanding the psychology of conflict

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How to delve into the psychology behind workplace conflicts to help overcome them.
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Blended Study: 10 Ways to Use Tech While You Learn

Blended Study: 10 Ways to Use Tech While You Learn | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

We hear a lot about blended learning from an instructor's perspective, but what about from a student's perspective? In what ways can students use technology to support learning inside and outside their course sessions?

 

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Success in the first 90 days of a new role

Success in the first 90 days of a new role | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

A study by Leadership IQ[1], a global leadership training and research company, shows that half of management hires fail within the first 18 months as a result of people failing to establish the strategic priorities, committing cultural gaffes or not making an impact quickly enough.

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Are you working for a passive aggressive boss? How to spot the signs

Are you working for a passive aggressive boss? How to spot the signs | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Georgina Fuller on how to tell if you are working for a passive aggressive boss and what to do about it
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donhornsby's curator insight, March 25, 4:58 PM

(From the article): “Don’t join in their passive aggressive games,” advises Meager. “Avoid colliding with them in gossip or putting others down, it will only come back on you and you may end up with the blame in the ‘he said, she said game.”

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, March 26, 6:05 AM

Interesting article: these kinds of managers are difficult to trust and best not confronted directly.

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When Learning at Work Becomes Overwhelming

When Learning at Work Becomes Overwhelming | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Ask these three questions to avoid burnout.

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The Secret to Greater Success Is... Learning How to Sell - Huffington Post

The Secret to Greater Success Is... Learning How to Sell - Huffington Post | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest students avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it....

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6 Benefits Of Using MOOCs For Corporate Training

6 Benefits Of Using MOOCs For Corporate Training | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

"A primary goal for many organizations, even those with sizable Learning and Development budgets, is to maximize training results and minimize investment of resources. MOOCs for corporate training are quickly becoming popular solutions. In this article, I’ll highlight the many benefits that MOOCs can offer to corporations."


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ursmart's curator insight, March 19, 9:24 AM

MOOCs are a huge opportunity also for small companies but often the term "small" comes with a lack of knowledge in this field. They are a great source of continuing education and training for zero or small budgets and less time consuming than traditional courses.

Joran Le Cren's curator insight, March 19, 11:51 AM

Interesting article about the potential benefit of MOOCs for corporate training.

 

For the moment, MOOCs tend to be courses in the university format which is not so well adapted to skill learning (Coursera, EdX). Platforms like Udacity, Udemy or Skillshare are more skill-oriented. 

 

I would also mention the SPOCs (Small Private Online Course) that can be customized for companies. SpeachMe (http://speach.me/) enables to build your own SPOC for your company.

 

As the number of MOOCs and SPOCs go greater, Deskiss aims to curate and valorize learning content for companies.

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5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor

5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Motivate anyone to do their best with these powerful tips.

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Running Productive Meetings

What Everyone Needs to Know About Running Productive Meetings | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

Raise your hand if you think the majority of meetings are a complete waste of your time — not to mention your organization’s time. You don’t need to look far for confirming evidence. Consider the data on how one company’s weekly executive committee meeting rippled through the organization in a profoundly disturbing way, ultimately taking up to 300,000 hours a year

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Coaching Your Boss - AMA Playbook

Coaching Your Boss - AMA Playbook | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Coaching is often associated with a manager helping their employee. John Baldoni gives three tips on how to effectively manage up by coaching your boss.
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The Tools You Need to Make Every Meeting More Productive

The Tools You Need to Make Every Meeting More Productive | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

Meetings may seem like the ultimate hold-out against the digitization of working life: after all, what’s more analog than talking directly with another person? Even though the core work of a meeting — listening to and connecting with other people — hasn’t changed, there are lots of ways technology can make that work easier and more effective. Given how much of our working lives we spend in meetings, building a digital meeting toolkit is one of the smartest investments you can make in tech-savvy productivity. Here are the tools you need:

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4Us Chart to improve your presenting and Influencing Skills

4Us Chart to improve your presenting and Influencing Skills | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

There are HBR articles, several blogs, TED videos and much more but I wasn't able to find what I was looking for. Perfect opportunity for a blogger, isn't it? So here is my suggestion to improve your presenting & influencing skills.


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Kimberley Richardson, Roy Sheneman, PhD
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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, March 12, 9:51 AM

Development is an on-going process. The best leaders among us never lose sight of this truth.

Syneathia's curator insight, March 12, 9:59 AM

Crisp mental model when thinking of influence.  This could be used in all communications.

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How To Transform Your To-Do List Habits

How To Transform Your To-Do List Habits - Something I've Written - Medium

I think I’ve tried every to-do list app in existence, and I always come back to physically writing out my to-do lists. Here’s why:


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5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor

5 Steps To Becoming An Amazing Mentor | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

Motivate anyone to do their best with these powerful tips.


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Mentoring simplified... 

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Making a Tough Decision? Ask These Five Questions First.

Making a Tough Decision? Ask These Five Questions First. | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

When you're making a tough decision it's easy to let the wind take you for a ride. Try this instead.


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6 Tips to Ensure Effective Transfer of Knowledge at the Workplace – An Infographic

6 Tips to Ensure Effective Transfer of Knowledge at the Workplace – An Infographic | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Do you wish to know how to facilitate efficient transfer of knowledge at the workplace? Then, read on.

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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence is a huge driver of success. Here's how to know if you have it.

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 24, 10:06 AM

Emotional intelligence is a huge driver of success. Here's how to know if you have it.

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What It Takes To Be A Good Mentee

What It Takes To Be A Good Mentee | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

You've heard the advice on how to find a mentor, but what does it take to be someone that a mentor wants to spend their time on?


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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, March 22, 7:47 AM

Everyone can benefit form the wisdom and experience of another...

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How to Delegate Effectively and Maintain Control

How to Delegate Effectively and Maintain Control | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

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Sudeep Sirur's curator insight, March 18, 3:19 AM

Brilliant post on outsourcing and delegating effectively and ensuring the work gets done.

Claudia Crescenzi's curator insight, March 18, 6:18 AM

"Entrepreneurs often want to control every aspect of their business, but delegating is essential for promoting growth and keeping employees motivated."

Maegan Pulman's curator insight, March 18, 11:31 AM

In order for your life or even your business to strive, you need to balance everything. True, it's hard to juggle a lot of things in just one hand, but when you know the proper way, everything will be in order. 

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Building A World Class Apprenticeship Programme

Building A World Class Apprenticeship Programme | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

This is the first in a series of articles running up to the General Election in which I am going to explore some of my previous themes and set out my views on the steps we need to take to build an Apprenticeship programme which will be the envy of the world.

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12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations

12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. It increases the audience's interaction and interest. A well weaved narration of information in form of a presentation, can instill life to a plain and boring topic as well.

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Aaron Oo Chun Yi's curator insight, March 24, 4:27 AM

Sweet!

donhornsby's curator insight, March 26, 8:39 AM

I was aware of (and used) Prezi - but I haven't heard of the others on this list. 

 

 

(From the article): Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. It increases the audience’s interaction and interest.  A well weaved narration of information in form of a presentation, can instill life to a plain and boring topic as well.

Apart from the corporate world, presentations are used in education as well. Teachers use presentations to deliver information that is successfully incorporated with videos and pictures, thus grabbing the attention of the students and enriching the learning process along the way.

While its hard to replace professional presentation designers, here is a list of some powerful tools that would help you to create interactive presentations in case of the absence of professional help.

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How to Ask a Good Question

How to Ask a Good Question | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

We really don’t have to remember or know information. It’s easy and quick to find. Memorizing the periodic table is kind of silly. Well, maybe it was always silly.

 

Instead of learning what to remember, we need to learn how to think.

 

We need to learn how to ask really good questions, then how to evaluate the results we get for relevance, credibility, and importance.

 

You can practice law for 30 years and get pretty good at asking questions. (Not recommended.) Or you can try this.

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Achieve Better Success in Life

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Achieve Better Success in Life | Learning At Work | Scoop.it

Know this: Hard work alone won't get you there.


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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 12, 6:03 PM

Check out the findings from several studies, which shine a light on what it takes to achieve more in life.

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Should qualifications drive learning or do they just measure attainment?

Should qualifications drive learning or do they just measure attainment? | Learning At Work | Scoop.it
Is it right that GCSEs become the only pathway for pupils to develop the maths and English skills employers say they need, asks Helen Pettifor
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